TYPES OF DRUGS
MAIN TYPES OF DRUGS
Traditionally it has been attempted to categorize drugs in soft and hard drugs. It has been said that the first only create a psychological dependence that do not affect the body too much, while the latter, in addition to intervening in the psyche, produce noticeable physical dependence with large negative effects on the body.
As belonging to the hard drugs group, cocaine or alcohol have been included, for example. Between what has been seen as soft drugs there is, for example, tobacco.
Today this division is not generally accepted as the degree of dependency or physical malignancy often depends more on the quantity of drugs that on its nature.
Currently the main classification is done according to the effects that drugs have on the central nervous system. According to this view would have the following types of drugs:
The following table shows the main classes of drugs according to the three previously seen criteria. By clicking on each of them we will obtain more detailed data.
More information on drugs in the listing above in the section of "poisonous plants"
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